Volume 96 Number 34 - Oct 11 - 17, 2010

Soho flaunts PEA numbers

VANCOUVER — Soho Resources (SOH-V) has released the numbers from a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its Tahuehueto polymetallic project in Durango, Mexico.

Visitors stand at the entrance to the old Catarina silver mine on the El Rayo structure at Soltoro's El Rayo primary silver property in Mexico's Jalisco state.

Soltoro hot on Jalisco’s potential

SITE VISIT PUERTO VAL LARTA, JALISCO STATE, MEXICO — Soltoro (SOL-V) has grown in the past few years from a small, nimble Mexico-focused explorer bursting with geological ideas into a…

Correction (October 11, 2010)

The photo below, of Harry Winston Diamond (HW-T, HWD-N) and Rio Tinto’s (RTP-N, RIO-L) Diavik diamond mine in the Northwest Territories, should have accompanied the story “Solid Q2 for Harry Winston” …


The S&P-TSX Venture composite index continued its growth streak during the Sept. 27-Oct. 1 trading period with a 45.25-point gain to put the board at 1,744.79 points, its highest in almost two yea…

U.S. MARKETS -Sept. 27-Oct. 1

Gold continued its ascent during the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 1 to finish at US$1,318.60 per oz. while U.S. equities dipped on both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 index.

An aerial view of Rio Novo Gold's Almas project in Tocantins state, Brazil.

Rio Novo’s dual-track to produce Brazilian gold

VANCOUVER — Since completing a $40-million initial public offering earlier this year, Rio Novo Gold (RN-T) has been busy exploring and developing two advanced gold projects in Brazil — Almas in Toca…

A drill crew at work at Ventana Gold's La Bodega project, about 40 km northeast of Bucaramanga, Colombia.

La Bodega gives more to Ventana

Ventana Gold’s (VEN-T) La Bodega project continues to impress with seemingly every hole the company punches into the Colombian mountainside.

Fronteer gives JS Redpath construction contract

The building of a decline at Fronteer Gold’s (FRG-T, FRG-N) Northumberland project in Nevada has been awarded to J.S. Redpath Corp. of Sparks, Nev. Blasting and excavation of the portal is expected to…

SNC-Lavalin to lead Renard’s feasibility study

Montreal-based engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin (SNC-T) has been awarded the lead contract for a feasibility study of Stornoway Diamond’s (SWY-T) Renard diamond project in Quebec’s Otish …

BHP’s Potash Corp. bid jumps another hurdle

The hostile US$40-billion takeover bid by BHP Billiton for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan took another big step forward on Oct. 1 with the release of a report on the bid by the Conference Board of Canad…

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